California

Sure, it costs more than moving by pipeline—double or triple the price per barrel. But look at the speed: five days versus 40. A new rail terminal in Beaumont, Texas sheds light on the economics that make CBR attractive to shippers and refineries.
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<p>California's governor supports infrastructure funding and fights global warming, but he has no love for high speed rail. His proposed budget may kill a high speed rail agency, and he wants a $9.95 billion rail bond removed from the 2008 ballot.</p>
Jan 31, 2007   The Sacramento Bee
<p>Interest-only loans and ARMs once touted as a panacea have now become the vehicle for massive foreclosures as financially distressed owners can no longer afford their expensive homes.</p>
Jan 31, 2007   The Sacramento Bee
<p>Can Frank Gehry's plan for Downtown L.A.'s Grand Avenue transform it into the cultural center civic leaders have been chasing for decades?</p>
Jan 30, 2007   The New York Times
<p>Since 1990, inland California counties have contributed five times the job growth as coastal counties. Southern California's Riverside and San Bernardino counties accounted for 510,000 of the 1.1 million jobs added by the inland regions.</p>
Jan 29, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>After decades of being victim to urban blight and decay, the world famous locale is experiencing a wave of redevelopment aimed at wooing back tourists and attracting new residents.</p>
Jan 29, 2007   International Herald Tribune
<p>A 13-year study by researchers from the University of Southern California finds that children living near busy highway risk lifelong respiratory problems.</p>
Jan 28, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Number of home owners defaulting on mortgage loans is rising in California.</p>
Jan 27, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>The Jimmy Carter charity, long identified with "sweat equity" and affordable housing, is confronting strong, residential opposition in its application to build four homes to accompany three market-rate homes in affluent Marin County west of Tiburon.</p>
Jan 27, 2007   The San Francisco Chronicle
<p>Low parking meter collection rates have shocked public officials in San Francisco, where parking is so valuable people are literally killing for it.</p>
Jan 26, 2007   The San Francisco Chronicle
<p>Do we need new carpool lanes or just new rules for the existing ones?</p>
Jan 25, 2007   The Los Angeles Times